I am from Mississippi and wanted to relocate to Altanta, Georgia near June or July 2009. I have a masters of

Asked by Tina, Mississippi Fri Aug 22, 2008

education in Early Childhood Education and currently pursuing my PhD in Education. I don't have much money but I was looking for a great opportunity to do better in life. In my area there isn't many jobs to better yourself. I wanted to rent a cheap apartment or house that I may can afford at this time. I am buying a house in Mississppi and it will be great if I can buy a house in this area not cash but with a mortgage payment. Can you please help me ? Also, can you give me any advice in finding college jobs, maybe a website that I can searched. I have a 4 year old and a 12 year that will need schooling. Is there any schools that near each other with the elementary and middle school close by. What advice can you please give me? Please help I am in my early 30, divorce, and looking for a new start. Help!!

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Lee Taylor, Agent, Decatur, GA
Sat Aug 23, 2008
Tina,

Atlanta is a terrific city for getting a new start - we have a lot of opportunity, and with your credentials, employment opportunity should be plentiful.

Finding a great ES to MS school district that is affordable is going to be difficult, but not insurmountable.

I suggest the unincorporated area of Dekalb county North of the Emory campus - particularly the Briar Vista ESD.

That being said, go talk to your banker first and foremost - without a sound command of the loan structure - how you are going to spend somebody else's money, amortized over a 30 year term - you are speculating and dreaming.

If you want a free tour of Intown neighborhoods that match your financial goals, just communicate with me when the time is right for you, OK?
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Curtis Willi…, , 30269
Sat Aug 23, 2008
Tina
Georgia State would br the best bet for your PHD. It is basicly a commuter college in downtown Atlanta, similar to Jasckson State in Jackson, Ms.
A large majority of school sysytems on the south side have all of their 3 schools located in the same complex; elem, mid, & high.
Are you planning on keeping the house in Ms.? If so, make sure you have a signed rental agreement on it if you are going to rent it out. Your best bet on buying a home would be owner financing as FHA is doing away with the 100% loan program. If not that then possibly a lease purchase to you get established.
There are several local colleges that you can check out(see web site below from Dawn). There are also opportunities in private, charter, and public grade level schools.

Best of Luck
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Dawn Richard…, , 30092
Sat Aug 23, 2008
Atlanta has several colleges in the metro area. Emory, Georgia Tech, Georgia State, Spelman, Morehouse and many others. I would first visit each schools website. Do you plan to sell your home in Mississippi or rent it out? The summer is great time to transition, but I would start looking for a home in April 2009 so that you may close in time for school to begin. Most school districts in the area begin school the first or second week of August.
The Georgia Department of Education website is a good place to start :http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/. There are really great public and charter schools in the Atlanta metro area.

When you are ready to start looking for a home in Atlanta I would love to meet with you. You may also visit my website to see new homes on the market.
Web Reference:  http://www.sellsatdawn.com
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Bryan Furse, Agent, Atlanta, GA
Thu Jul 30, 2009
Tina, I would be more than happy to work with you.

Send me an e-mail at bryan.furse@metrobrokers.com and we will see what we can do to help you!

http://agents.metrobrokers.com/bryan.furse
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Dawn Richard…, , 30092
Fri Jul 24, 2009
Tina

Have you made a decision about your move to Atlanta? Let me know if you need assistance any finding a place to live.

Dawn Richardson
Keller Williams Realty
678.349.4728
Web Reference:  http://www.sellsatdawn.com
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